Brill’s New Jacoby

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Subject: Classical Studies

General Editor: Ian Worthington

Brill's New Jacoby is a fully-revised and enlarged edition of Jacoby’s Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker I-III, providing new texts of the ancient historians in many instances as well as several new historians and many new fragments of existing historians that were either unknown to Jacoby or excluded by him. Especially important is that for the first time ever commentaries are provided on the final 248 historians in FGrHist I-III, which Jacoby was unable to prepare before his death. In addition, and also for the first time, Brill's New Jacoby presents facing English translations of all the testimonia and fragments, new, critical commentaries on all the testimony and fragments, and a brief encyclopedia-style entry about each historian’s life and works, with a select bibliography.

Brill’s New Jacoby
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Daimachos (716)

(9,037 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Daimachos (of Plataiai) Jacoby number: 716 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, 4th century BC-3rd century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 716 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geographica [Vide: Apollodorus et Eratosthenes apud Strabonem], 2, 1, 9, 70 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragmen…

Daimachos (of Plataiai) (65)

(11,277 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Daimachos (of Plataiai) Jacoby number: 65 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 65 T 1a Source: Porphyrios, apud Eusebium Caesariensem 10.3.3 p. 464b (ed.: K. Mras, Die Praeparatio evangelica T. 1. Einleitung. die Bücher I-X, 2. überarbeitete Auflage hg. von E. Des Places (Berlin 19822)) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd …

Dalion (666)

(3,099 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Dalion Jacoby number: 666 Attested works: On Ethiopia: F1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 666 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History, 6.183 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - …

Damastes of Sigeion (5)

(16,946 words)

Author(s): Costa, Virgilio
This entry was prepared by Virgilio Costa and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Damastes of Sigeion Jacoby number: 5 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) Place of origin:   BNJ 5 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμάστης Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμάστης· Σιγειεύς1, ἀπὸ Σιγείου τῆς Τρωάδος, Δ…

Damokritos (730)

(693 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Damokritos Jacoby number: 730 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 730 F 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - Δαμόκριτος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - ΔαμόκριτοςΔαμόκριτος · ἱστορικός· Τακτικὰ ἐν βιβλίοις…

Damon (389)

(911 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Damon Jacoby number: 389 Attested works: On Byzantion: F1, Historian's date: 3rd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIII. Byzantium Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 389 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 10.59 (442c) Work mentioned: On Byzantion Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: food - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaio…

Dares (51)

(3,820 words)

Author(s): Erdas, Donatella
This entry was prepared by Donatella Erdas and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dares the Phrygian Jacoby number: 51 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 51 T 1 Source: Dares the Phrygian (Latin) (Dares Phrygius Latinus), On the Fall of Troy (De excidio Troiae historia) epistula dedicatoria; p. 1 (ed. F. Meister) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: rel…

Dei(l)ochos (471)

(25,226 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dei(l)ochos Jacoby number: 471 Attested works: On Kyzikos: F 1-F 10b; On Samothrace(?): F 11 Historian's date: TAQ 431 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: Kyzikos or Prokonessos   BNJ 471 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 (L. Radermacher and H. Usener (eds.), Dionysii Halicarnasei quae exstant 5 (Leipzig 1899)) Works mentioned: On Kyzikos S…

Deinarchos (465)

(1,532 words)

Author(s): Squillace, Guiseppe
This entry was prepared by Guiseppe Squillace and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Deinarchos Jacoby number: 465 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVIII. Crete Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 465 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Deinarchos 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On De…

Deinarchos of Delos (399)

(2,866 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Deinarchos of Delos Jacoby number: 399 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVI. Delos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 399 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Deinarchos 1 (ed. Usener H.-Radermacher L., 1) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress biogr…

Deinias of Argos (306)

(6,435 words)

Author(s): Tell, Håkan
This entry was prepared by Håkan Tell and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Deinias of Argos Jacoby number: 306 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 306 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Aratos 3.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: despotism - Library of Congress revolutions - Library of Congress law, ancient - …

Deinon of Kolophon (690)

(42,354 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Deinon of Kolophon Jacoby number: 690 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | V. Babylonia, Assyria, Media, Persia Place of origin: Asia Minor   BNJ 690 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, Δίων; δ 1239 Adler Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda,…

Dellius (Quintus) (197)

(1,487 words)

Author(s): Nicolai, Roberto
This entry was prepared by Roberto Nicolai and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Dellius, Quintus Jacoby number: 197 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 197 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 11.13.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Katasterismoi, 11, 1…

Demades of Athens (227)

(208,431 words)

Author(s): Dmitriev, Sviatoslav
This entry was prepared by Sviatoslav Dmitriev and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Demades of Athens Jacoby number: 227 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 227 T 1 Source: unknown, IG II2.2, 1623 B, vv. 160-199 (no. 962 B, vv. 160-200) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress politics and government - …

Demaratos (42)

(3,268 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos Jacoby number: 42 Attested works: On Arkadia: F2 - F4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42 F 1 Source: Stobaios, Florilegium 3.39.33 (3.730.7-16 Hense) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress mythology, greek - …

Demaratos, Tragōidoumena (12A)

(1,418 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos, Tragōidoumena Jacoby number: 12A Attested works: Tragōidoumena: F1, Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 12a F 1 Source: Stobaios, Anthology 3.39.33 Work mentioned: Tragōidoumena Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress sacrifice - Library of Congress religion Textual base: Jacoby Stobaios, Anthology, 3.39.33Δημαράτου ἐν τρίτωι Τραγωιδουμένων· ᾽Αθη…

Demaretes (42A)

(1,799 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Demaretes Jacoby number: 42A Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42A F 1 Source: Scholion on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 1.45 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress commentaries-history and criticism - Library of Congress genealogy - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholion on Apollonios …

Demeas of Paros (502)

(11,135 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Demeas of Paros Jacoby number: 502 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LVI. Paros Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 502 F 1 Source: IG (Inscriptions of Greece) 12.5.445 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: eng Fragment subject: Inscriptions- Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Inscriptiones Graecae, 12.5.…

Demetrios of Argos (304)

(1,748 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Argos Jacoby number: 304 Attested works: On Argos: T1, F1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 304 T 1 Source: Herodian, Περὶ μονήρους λέξεως 32.9 (Lentz) Work mentioned: On Argos Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Herodian (Aili…

Demetrios of Byzantion (162)

(1,493 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Byzantion Jacoby number: 162 Attested works: Migration of the Galatians from Europe into Asia: T1, On Antiochos, Ptolemy and their Settlement of Libya: T1, Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | f. Galatean Wars, Seleucids Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 162 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 5.83 Work mentioned: Migration of the Galatians from…
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